Disability Liaison Service

The Women’s Disability Liaison Officer is available to support patients, their families and carers to use the Women’s health services and access care and treatment.

The Disability Liaison Officer should be contacted immediately if COVID-19 measures are impacting access to services.

Services

The Women's Disability Liaison Officer can support patients, their family and carers with:

  • General support and advice on accessing the Women’s healthcare and services, including arranging transport to appointments.
  • Specific support to access our clinical services including maternity, gynaecological, sexual and reproductive health, allied health and other hospital services.
  • Support to access services at other hospitals, healthcare providers and organisations.
  • Helping the patient's care team to understand specific needs and ensuring that the patient is provided with safe, accessible and inclusive care during their hospital stay and outpatient clinic appointments.
  • Support with accessing services such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Frequency

Monday and Tuesday    7am-5.30pm
Wednesday    7am-4.30pm
Thursday and Friday    9am-2:30pm
Excluding public holidays

On-site, telephone and telehealth consultations are available.

Referrals

The patient must consent to the service. They can be referred by a health professional or the patient may self-refer.

Appointments

The Disability Liaison Officer will make direct contact with the patient.


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